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Trucker's Tribute to Remember the Horror of the 9/11 Islamic Attack

    Have you heard about the trucker from Minnesota who has painted his cab and trailer with the names of all those who lost their lives on 9/11? 36 more words

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Today in disaster resilience (23 June 2017)

Please find below links to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news recently…

Recent emergencies/disasters

Portugal Fires Kill More Than 60, Including Drivers Trapped in Cars… 922 more words

Flood

'The Grenfell Tower fire is a crime of epic proportions' David Lammy, Labour MP interview

Published on Jun 21, 2017

David Lammy says heads ‘need to be on the block’ over the Grenfell Tower fire in west London. He told me he wants to see resignations and a proper police investigation into the failure to protect scores of people from being burnt to death in their own homes. 75 more words

News

Natural Disaster

I feel confined

It’s as though I cannot breathe;

Here I am breathing

My thoughts race in circles

Tiring me until I cannot stand;

Here I am standing… 43 more words

No It's Not Hollywood!

I am mindful of the event and the post event news of the Glenfell Tower fire as I speak. My own head did the analysis thing, of weighing the information as it was bled to us the public via news media and television reportage. 595 more words

Stories And Reviews By Kathy Da Silva

Sticking to Convictions

What do you do when faced with a disaster?

So many of us tend to disregard the emotional impact of negative things.  As though it shouldn’t matter how you feel.  208 more words

Achievement

Towering Shame

A poem by Sarah McGurk

Greedy fingers

Racing upwards

Devouring

Black faces

Trapped in death

Babies tossed

Like detritus

Building up

Public grief

Privatising ignominy… 71 more words

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